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Zealand is covering a huge area with many attractions. You could fx. enjoy the dome in Roskilde, a themepark outside Næstved, the square in Køge or visit the nice beaches during summertime. There are many really nice natural views - and all cities do have a local cafe and non-pricy restaurants.

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Leisure in Zealand

Updated 7.11.2018

Zealand has quite a few stunning locations in and around the provincial cities.You will find beautiful views of nature, beaches, harbors, theme parks, museums, and old castles. Also remember to participate in the Roskilde Festival, which is the biggest festival in Scandinavia.

Cinema and Cafe

There are many possibilities to explore in Roskilde and the surrounding cities. Some like to watch the newest movies in the cinema. All cities in the region have their own cinema. You can get a good overview of which cinemas showing what, and a description of the movies on If you are into Cafés and meeting friends, colleagues you could use official information from the organization Visit Roskilde providing information on top cafés, restaurants and sights in Roskilde.

Cultural houses and sports

Some like to explore museums and libraries, while others prefer cultural houses. In Roskilde you can look for a cultural house called Insp! organizing presentations, food and music, while Næstved has a cultural center organizing big concerts, debates, theater plays (both sites are in Danish). On the sports activities sports centers provide facilities for swimming, badminton, tennis, squash, handball, boxing, football and karate etc.

Top 13 cultural attractions in the region

1. Aquadome- Lalandia in Rødby: A tropical water-fun-land
2. BonBon-Land: A candy theme park outside Næstved
3. Knuthenborg Safaripark: wildlife safari in Knuthenborg
4. Vikingeskibsmuseet: Viking ships in Roskilde
5. Møns chalk cliffs: Amazing nature on the small island Møn
6. Roskilde Festival: A great festival attracting 90'000 people each year to party with music and beer drinking
7. Roskilde Cathedral: The Cathedral in Roskilde
8. Gavnø Castle: A fortress outside Næstved:
9. Vordingborg Castle and tower
10. Guldborgsund Zoo og Botanical garden located in Nykøbing
11. Susåen and Herlufsholm boarding school: Longest river in Zealand
12. The pretty and historical Herlufsholm Shool is located on the brink of Susåen in the Næstved area
13. Karrebæksminde The locals and tourists visit Karrebæksminde beach in the summer time - and there is a very local port-festival the last week of June

Sources: (Danish)
 Visit Roskilde
  Insp! a cultural house in Roskilde
 Cultural Center in Næstved